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Alt + Tab - selected application hard to see 20.04.4 LTS

When using alt+tab or system+tab, I see icons of active applications. (Nearly, image with gimp, key printscreen don't work during alt+tab.) icons, selected icon with dark grey background Selected icon ...
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Color settings missing from Ubuntu 22.04

After installing Ubuntu 22.04 the colours on the laptop's monitor don't look right (they are pinkish compared to the external monitor). According to this answer you need to change the colour profiles. ...
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Changing the Color of the search and option icons gnome apps

I wanted to change the color the titlebar background by adding code to the ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css file .titlebar { background: #000000; color:black; } .titlebar:backdrop { background: #000000; ...
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The default colors in nano: Ubuntu 16.04 vs. Ubuntu 20.04

After upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 I see that the default colors in nano changed. Can someone please share the default colors (or even config files) in nano from Ubuntu 16.04? I ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 shows wrong colors

Before opening a bug I would like to know if anyone else has the following Update from 18.04 to 22.04 with exactly the same hardware, nvidia GTX 1050ti graphics card and same monitor, while in 18.04 ...
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Printing with colour codes

I want to write some text in colour from a bash script, but the string " -s, --with-sequence" is not getting printed. local rc="\e[0m" local bfcode="\033[0;49;33m" local ...
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Capturing from second argument of bash function

I have the following bash file test.sh that allows me to run the script with the name of the function I want to run (e.g. octalbit-fg). But I also want to be able to pass parameters to octalbit-fg ...
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How to use HdyStyleManager:color-scheme?

WSL version: 0.58.3.0 Kernel version: 5.10.102.1 WSLg version: 1.0.33 Description: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Release: 22.04 Codename: jammy When opening some programs, e.g. nautilus, I get the ...
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How do I calibrate Laptop screen in Ubuntu 22.04 OR How do I know what my current Color profile is?

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on an HP Laptop. In Settings, there is a section for Colors under which my Laptop Screen is Not calibrated and when I try to Calibrate it, the button is greyed out, as ...
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22.04 Ubuntu Live USB Has Pink Headers

I sort of like the pink header on the 22.04 Ubuntu live USB, but on the actual install, that is not there. The only themes are on the accent color. I wonder why this is not included in the actual ...
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Second Monitor blue tones turns to purple [Ubuntu 20.04]

i'm currently using dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop, and i found a problem with my second screen that (when i'm on ubuntu) turns all the blue tones into a purple-ish tone. On ...
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How do I change the default colors without addon software?

I don't like the Orange and Purple color combination. I can change it by adding thrid party applications to enable me to change it, but I'm thinking I shouldn't need to; I mean, the Orange and purple ...
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How can I adjust RGB color for an laptop screen on the software level? not rgb gamma, ubuntu

I want to adjust the RGB color for my laptop screen on the software level, just like dccw.exe on windows, I can adjust RGB and gamma separately, is there something like this on ubuntu? To dim down ...
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Alacritty Color Schemes Not Working

Color Change for Alacritty Terminal not working. Usually it works by just changing a configuration file and saving. This started occurring after I used this command: LS_COLORS=$LS_COLORS:'di=0;35:' ; ...
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Changing zsh-autosuggestions color

I have installed zsh-autosuggestions plugin in oh-my-zsh. I'd like to change the colour of the text which comes in suggestion. My current color is very similar to that of what comes before. Please see ...
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Terminal won't display colors for non-root users

When I'm logged in as root, I can display colors, but not when I switch to another user. The command ls --color=auto only displays colors once when logged as normal user. I searched a lot and did a ...
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HP officejet 7000 network printer printing totally wrong colours after automate of Ubuntu 20.04 lts

I have had an HP officejet 7000 for 5 years and it has always worked perfectly with ubuntu. I updated to Ubuntu 20.04 lts six months ago and it still worked fine. Then after a routing 'security' ...
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How do I customize my Ubuntu terminal to look like Cygwin's default color theme?

I really enjoy working on the default Cygwin terminal from my Windows machine and I want to transfer the same color settings to my Ubuntu terminal. I especially enjoy working with emacs on Cygwin ...
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How does nano determine syntax coloring for a .txt file?

I've recently discovered, that when I open a new text file (extension .txt) in nano, there is actually a limited syntax coloring: That is, if a line starts with number sign/hash, it is colored. I ...
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In Ubuntu generated PDF graphs change colours when used

I generate many graphs using either Spyder or terminal (I)Python (Python 3.7) in Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, and I have noticed that if I load such a PDF graph in open office or online on overleaf the colours ...
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Browsers: Ctl-F (find TEXT)

When we search TEXT in the page just displayed and this TEXT is found: (Two different background colors are employed to distinguish the current one from all the others found in the page. The ...
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color calibration

I bought a Datacolor SpyderX because I need to color calibtrate my Laptops and according to the site it was supported. One computer is runnung Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and one 21.10. With one it is possible ...
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Green file names and folders after backing up data in Linux

I've recently wanted to switch from Fedora to Ubuntu and after backing up my data to an external hard drive, installing Ubuntu and moving them back I encountered an unpleasing appearance. All of my ...
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How to set to Black background

Ver: Ubuntu 21.04 In order to change the color scheme, I have set as follows in my .bashrc; export PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;96;40m\]\w\[\033[00m\]\$ ' setterm -term linux -back ...
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Horizontally striped colors on ultra wide monitor

I run Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS on a Lenovo T550 with an Intel 5500 graphics chip. I got a new Philips 345E2AE ultra wide monitor, that is connected via this cable. My problem is that some colors look like ...
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Can anybody help me do a deep dive into how Dolphin under KDE generates text file thumbnails?

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, with KDE installed on top. Problem: When using a dark theme, text file thumbnails in dolphin use a light color for the text, but do not change the background, leading to white-on-...
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screen turns to a color on my ubuntu

I'm using ubuntu18.04 and nowadays I see a problem on my screen. When I'm working by my system suddenly my screen turn to a single color and nothing else. I can't do any work till I turn off it and ...
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All my checkboxes are now red

I have this strange problem in that all application checkboxes have turned red color. Below is an example the Ubuntu Software dialog: This started a week or so ago, so may be related to a recent ...
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Accidently make ls colors (folders, files, links...) to white

I accidentally delete/change LS colors when listing directories with the 'ls' command, so I tried the command "ls --color=auto" it works temporarily because when I reboot my terminal ls ...
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How to change the color of the scrollbar and slider in Kubuntu 20.4 systemwide [ Solved ]

I want to change the colors of my scrollbar and slider systemwide. I already changed the width to my liking, but have no such luck with the colors. Looked around on this forum and searched for widgets,...
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Color Calibration error on Ubuntu 21.10

I just updated to Ubuntu 21.10 and I am facing a problem with my monitor color calibration profiles. I generated ICC profiles for my monitor and could use them with the default "System settings --...
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Incorrect colors in some apps after switching Nvidia Gpu to AMD

after switching from Nvidia 1660s to AMD rx5700xt on ubuntu 20.04, i have a problems with colors in some applications, there is a pink tint. Can anyone suggest how to fix this problem. Screenshots ...
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How to change outer color?

I am in Xubuntu. I had downloaded Okular after reading it. I can change inner color. But what about outer color? picture I can rest my eye by inner color. But I am unable to change outer color. Is ...
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Change the highlight color of text pasted into terminal

In the recent version of gnome terminal, when text is pasted into the terminal, it is initially highlighted in white. I would like to change this paste-highlight color to something else (preferably ...
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Gsd-color disable

Is it possible to disable the gsd-colorprocess please ? this process keeps resetting my brightness with xrandr and i want to disable it on startup tried this : -- How-to -- The GNOME Settings Daemon'...
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Color picker doesn't work

Gpick (0.2.6) is not working anymore on my computer (Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS). When I click on "Pick color", I do not see the display around my mouse in the small box where it should be magnified....
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Flux doesn't work properly

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I have RTX 3060 gpu with NVidia 470 driver and a Dell monitor. Due to eye strain, I tried to use flux however it doesn't work on my pc properly. When I run it, it doesn't ...
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How to change xrandr brightness without losing gamma settings?

KDE's Night Color feature I guess uses xrandr's gamma functionality, but I was hoping to adjust the brightness of my display using it. Unfortunately, doing so like this loses the "night color&...
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Chromium background suddenly black - fonts low contrast and unreadable

Turned off my Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS box with Chromium Version 92.0.4515.107 and went on vacation. When I return, the Chromium background is very dark grey, and many fonts are difficult to read as they ...
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Can't change scrollbar color in a GTK3 theme without messing with it

I use GoldBars as my GTK3 theme. Differently from the screenshots, at least for Firefox 89, the vanilla, gray scrollbar is displayed, although other elements of the theme are clearly in effect. I ...
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How to change mouse highlight colour in Ubuntu Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10?

This is the screenshot of my current mouse highlighting text. See the orange underlined: The highlighted texts only turn dark grey its font colour instead of changing its background to dark grey. ...
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Libreoffice writer incorrectly applying dark mode

I don't know if you are going to understand me. I put the font color in options -> application colors in white and page color to gray (to make a dark theme), but when I try to color the table ...
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How to fix vim color scheme in other terminals?

I'm not using Ubuntu, but I feel like this question will be relevant in any other distribution. So the problem I'm dealing with right now is I don't like gnome-terminal. I've tried alacritty, konsole, ...
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default value of $TERM? vim is now broken

after installing ubuntu 20.04.2 on my laptop, i set up vim. i found this colorscheme that i like: colorscheme. the colours for syntax highlighting were correct, but it didn't have the beautiful blue ...
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Preserve colors in console of a Bash script output while logging

I would like to preserve colors, in console, of a Bash script output, while logging and echo it to console. When I run a script with the following code, I lose colors in console. LOG_FILE="Merge....
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Is there any pdf reader or editor (free) to highlight in MANY colors? (Not in only one yellow color)

I'm using Document Viewer, and I can not highlight texts in multiple colors. On Adobe Acrobat Reader I used to highlight texts in many colors, but now I've changed my OS to UBUNTU, so I need the ...
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output text in more than 8 colors on an xterm

I'm embarrassed to ask this question, since there have been so many postings on the topic, but the discussions in them have been way above my paygrade, and I'm hoping somebody could give a really ...
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LibreOffice background colors

Using Ubuntu 20.4LTS and changed the background color for a power point presentation and now all my office word documents and other saved files that were a white background to the page all are the new ...
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How to include a default color scheme in a snap wrapper virtual container?

This snap wrapper for qtiplot works correctly with Breeze Light color scheme but it does not work properly with Breeze Dark (kde plasma 5.21.4): titles not appearing equations are not visible on ...
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20.04 does not change windows colors after upgrade

I can't change window color under appearance option control panel, the 3 options are difficult to select, and if selected, does not have any effect on appearance. I just upgraded from 18.04
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